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USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

USA Ultimate, the national governing body for the sport of ultimate in the United States and member of the U.S. Olympic Committee, announced last week the relocation of its national headquarters to Colorado Springs. Colorado Springs previously served as the home of USA Ultimate from 1992-2002 before the organization’s headquarters were relocated to Boulder. The… Continue Reading USA Ultimate relocates to Colorado Springs

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Penrose offers genetic counseling via telemedicine

Thanks to modern technology, genetic counselors in Colorado Springs now can meet with patients in Durango by two-way live audio/video conferencing. Patients in Durango who seek genetic counseling can schedule appointments with Penrose Cancer Center genetic counselors and meet with them virtually. Penrose is in partnership with Mercy Regional Medical Center. Appointments physically take place… Continue Reading Penrose offers genetic counseling via telemedicine

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U.S. Paralympics announced Thursday its 2015 national cycling team lineup, which includes two riders from Colorado Springs. The division of the United States Olympic Committee announced it has composed its national A, B and developmental teams, which include seven reigning world champions, according to a news release. That list includes A-team rider Allison Jones and… Continue Reading USOC names 2015 cycling team

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Redfin real estate expands to the Springs

Redfin, a “customer-first” real estate brokerage firm will branch its home-buying and selling services to Colorado Springs. People can now work with Redfin agents to buy and sell homes in El Paso County as well as Monument, Palmer Lake, Woodmoor, Black Forest, Falcon, Fountain, Security-Widefield and Woodland Park. “We’ve been eager to extend our services to… Continue Reading Redfin real estate expands to the Springs

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Award-winning architect David Tryba to lead jury for 17th annual art exhibit

David Tryba, FAIA, has been selected as the lead juror for the 2015-2016 Art on the Streets exhibit in Colorado Springs. Art on the Streets celebrates the power of art in public places, while turning the streets of downtown Colorado Springs into a yearlong outdoor sculpture gallery. The Founder of Tryba Architects, a firm with… Continue Reading Award-winning architect David Tryba to lead jury for 17th annual art exhibit

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Jersey Mike’s to open second Springs spot

Popular New Jersey-based sandwich shop Jersey Mike’s Subs has announced it is opening a second location in Colorado Springs and its third in El Paso County. Jersey Mike’s specializes in Northeast-style fresh sliced and grilled subs. Its second Springs store will open at 1466 Garden of the Gods Road Dec. 17, according to a news… Continue Reading Jersey Mike’s to open second Springs spot

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Smelter site now on the Superfund list

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) today added the former Colorado Smelter site in Pueblo to the National Priorities List (NPL) of Superfund sites. Superfund is the federal program that investigates and cleans up the most complex, uncontrolled or abandoned hazardous waste sites to protect public health and the environment. “Listing the Colorado Smelter site… Continue Reading Smelter site now on the Superfund list

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Dordain receives 2015 Lifetime Space Achievement Award  

The board of directors of the Space Foundation has unanimously selected Jean-Jacques Dordain, director general of the European Space Agency, as the 2015 recipient of its highest honor — the General James E. Hill Lifetime Space Achievement Award. “Jean-Jacques Dordain’s long, distinguished and globally recognized service in the space sector make him an outstanding selection… Continue Reading Dordain receives 2015 Lifetime Space Achievement Award  

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Daniels Fund approves $1.25 million UCCS ethics grant

The board of directors for Denver-based Daniels Fund recently approved $11 million to continue the Daniels Fund Ethics Initiative, including a $1.25 million grant provided to the University of Colorado Colorado Springs. Prior to announcing its decision Dec. 8, the Daniels Fund’s board evaluated the success of the five-year pilot program at eight universities and opted to… Continue Reading Daniels Fund approves $1.25 million UCCS ethics grant

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Bach indicates he won’t run

Colorado Springs Mayor Steve Bach will announce whether he intends to run for a second term as mayor within a few days. Will he or won’t he? All indications are that he won’t. He’s privately told a few friends that he won’t run, and senior administration officials are already speaking of their time in office… Continue Reading Bach indicates he won’t run

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